University of Saskatchewan – Episode #218
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Screen sizes are increasing on the desktop and getting more unique on mobile devices. Using a 100% width is dangerous because the flow of information is no longer in your control. Landing on a page that is full width on a desktop can make items that need to be related visually far from each other. The opposite effect happens on a mobile device, items may be squished together and the impact of the relationships are lost. It is best to stick with one resolution, design for it and ensure the visual relationships stay intact on various devices.
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